Librarians and 21st Century Literacies


Librarians Play a Vital Role in 21st Century Literacies

We know it, but no one else seems to.

Many organizations are looking at the definition of literacy and expanding it to include the knowledge and skills it takes to be an active participant in today’s society. What baffles me as I read through reports and recommendations from so many organizations is the lack of mention of libraries and librarians.

This post from my Librarian by Day blog asks the questions – What are we doing wrong that no one else seems to recognize the role librarians play in 21st century literacies? How do we communicate our role?

Read the full post – Librarians Play a Vital Role in 21st Century Literacies

2 Responses to “Librarians and 21st Century Literacies”

  1. Jean Costello Says:

    Hi – I’ve shared thoughts on how public libraries can better communicate their role here: Are public libraries glorified babysitting services?.

    • Bobbi Newman Says:

      Hi Jean, thank you for sharing your thoughts, very interesting.


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